Distinguished Professor Emeritus Elementary Particle Physics
Professor Reines earned his M.E. and M.S. degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1944. He was a member and then Group Leader in the theoretical division of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory from 1944 to 1959. He was a Professor and Head of the Physics Department at Case Institute of Technology from 1959 to 1966 and Professor and founding Dean of Physical Sciences at UCI.
Professor Reines' work has been recognized by membership in the National Academy of Sciences and many other awards including the National Medal of Science. He was known for his work on the detection and study of the neutrino. We all mourn his passing in 1998.
Awards and Citations for Prof. Reines
Fred Reines and the Neutrino
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